In this article on City firms hiring Parenting consultants to give seminars on how to be a parent one might be surprised but the reality is organisations can do quite a lot to help the mental well being of their staff in all sorts of home/life situations that cause them stress, this just being one example.Read More
In this article Vodafone claim that their mobile learning solution and their is the saviour of their world. Whilst I may be adding a little drama here, it reflects their level of enthusiasm for their, perhaps well thought through solution.Read More
The office for national statistics in a study for the Silvertown Partnership found that:
In 2014 128,766 people aged between 21-40 left London.Read More
Smart leadership can seem daunting to many, especially in the field of HR and L&D because everyone sees what you do. You're under the microscope, constantly.
Here is our info-graphic on how to keep focused and how to develop those skills through 4 typical ways to learn (key learning styles).Read More
If you have worked in business any longer than 5 minutes, it's pretty easy to spot good managers or leaders very quickly and equally those who really don't have a clue on how to manage people - they stand out like sore thumbs.Read More
Strategic thinking is a key attribute of HR or L&D practitioners throughout the world, but are you truly informed in all the areas you should have a deep knowledge of?Read More
In this article and there have been a number as the Penna report came out, it's coming to light people don't really understand this piece of terminology and also don't know how to assess future potential (79% of 1000 respondents).
Personally I think the word is misleading. It's a piece of consultancy junk that has been adopted to make it sound glamorous and in that application it's only confused everyone with the generic label.Read More
Are you digging for gold or coming up with only coal dust?
It seems everywhere you go...everyone can write a strategy.
That may be so, but it is a good, intelligent one, borne out of business connection that drives quality not quantity. Are you all things to all staff?Read More
This survey on skills shortages from Adzuna (online job board) says almost 2 vacancies for every person applying. The skills are the problem though.Read More
We often take the self critical route and think we aren't doing enough or the right things but then someone comes along and reminds us, we can do some great things.Read More
The diversity dilemma debate continues...
How do we increase the % of women and decrease the % of men in boardroom positions and everywhere else it seems, but is it right there should be male and female dominated professions?